May, 2016

The 10 Habits of High-Performing Employees

HR Bartender

I’ve never worked with an organization that said they didn’t care about performance. Quite the contrary, I’ve always worked with organizations that cared about performance. A lot. Specifically, they wanted high-performance. In individuals and in teams.

Maximizing Your Training Value

HRchitect

Written by: Erica Niesse. Success! By now your organization has completed the Requirements gathering and Configuration stages of your Human Capital Management Systems (HCM) Implementation.

Change Management is Not a Choice

ClearCompany HRM

The statistic is nearly ten years old, yet so believable and supported by far newer surveys. That’s right, even in a world where we can accept our operating systems are outdated in less than a year, we somehow cannot seem to update our business or organizational processes successfully or unscathed.

Are You Ready for True Workforce Fluidity?

Ultimate Software

The composition of today’s working population is changing faster than organizations and their policies can react. For the first time in history, five different generations are in the American workforce.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

You Know Nothing:5 Reasons Jon Snow NeedsManagement Training

Grovo HR

Alert: spoilers below. Is Jon Snow a good manager? It’s a mixed bag. On the one hand, he’s had to deal with his share of adversity. Like many bosses, he was born a bastard, oversees a barren wasteland, and constantly fears betrayal.

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The 2016 #FLSA Overtime Changes: What #HR Needs to Know

HR Bartender

I’m not going to write a big long explanation for this post. If you’re in the HR world, you know that the much-awaited final ruling came from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) about changes to the overtime rule in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA.)

Lois Melbourne on the “Paul”Cast – What I wish I had been told…

What is Paul Thinking

Today’s “Paul”Cast is all about taking the bull by the horns and reaching out to your network and owning that task. And we’re lucky enough to have Lois Melbourne to thank for that advice. I’ve known Lois for a few years.

28 Questions Every Talent Leader Should Have in Their Pocket

ClearCompany HRM

5 Best Questions for Screening Candidates. Screening candidates will never go out of style, but doing it via the phone or in-person… will. With video interviewing, a series of predetermined questions can be asked of each applicant to help make better decisions of who to invite to the next round.

3 Ways Not-for-Profit Leaders Can Help Employees Avoid Burnout

Trinet

As a leader in a mission-driven organization, it can feel like a badge of honor when your employees work long hours, refuse to take a vacation and lie awake at night wrestling with the struggles your. Visit site for full story.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Gallup Proves Why Millennials Need Better Managers

Grovo HR

Ah, graduation season. That time of year when parents rejoice, students turn into professionals, and businesses brace for a horde of incoming hires they seem to not understand at all. At least that’s the sense I got from a Gallup report released last week.

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The Guide To Holding Remote Team Meetings That Aren’t A Total Waste Of Time

15Five

Remote meetings can be terrible. They’re the “chores” of the workplace. Whether it’s technology crashing or a user not being able to connect, you’ve probably been in a video chat that you considered a total waste of time.

Employees: You Need to Read This

HR Bartender

Some of the best things about technology are the traditions they’re challenging. We’re beginning to change the way we do business because technology solutions allow us to do things differently. But traditions are kinda hard to change. Take, for instance, the employee handbook.

How Improving HR’s Analytics Capability Prevents Chaos Over New Overtime Rule

Visier

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Ignore these Performance Management Stats at Your Own Risk

ClearCompany HRM

Chances are you want to improve your talent management strategy. Some employees succeed with flying colors while others never quite get enough velocity for lift off and in between the rest of your duties, you need to make sure you’re communicating with them correctly.

Wake up from your HR nightmare

EmployeeConnect

Moving Away From Spreadsheets. Most organisations and individuals use spreadsheets to store information as well as other certain processes and calculations. Spreadsheets are great, in fact, I use spreadsheets and find them very useful, I have a couple of spreadsheets running daily.

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How To Inspire Millennial Women to Take on Leadership

Grovo HR

For the first time in history, as of October 2015 , more women in the U.S. held bachelor’s degrees than men.

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The 10 Questions These Top Influencers Ask Their Teams

15Five

What questions do you ask your team? Why do you ask them? The best managers and leaders are intentional about how they communicate with their employees. They consider what they ask, why they ask it and they engage in the practice of Q&A regularly.

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Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Some Distractions Are Not Welcome [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Years ago, we started this series called the Friday Distraction because we thought that, by the end of the workweek, we’re all looking for a little distraction. It might be a workplace cartoon, a few websites to check out, or an infographic with some relevant statistics.

#SHRM16 Interview with Sodexo’s Global Chief Diversity Officer

UpstartHR

This week I have a treat for you. I had the opportunity as part of my role on the #SHRM16 social media coverage team to interview Rohini Anand, Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer.

[Checklist] For Excellent Candidate Experience Every Time

ClearCompany HRM

From the time an applicant applies to the moment they receive the job or are not selected, the candidate experience should always be at top of mind for recruiters, interviewers and hiring managers.

10 Things You Need to Know About the New Overtime Pay Rule

Reflektive

Overtime pay has long been a hot-button topic for employers and employees alike. Whether for or against overtime pay, both sides can agree that the income limits that qualify employees for overtime pay haven’t kept up with inflation over the years.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Can We Please Stop Treating Employee Happiness Like A Metric?

Grovo HR

For organizations, investing in employee happiness is just good business. Companies with happy employees outperform their competition by 20%. One out of every three employees would give up $5,000 in salary to be happier at work.

What To Do About Toxic Workplace Stress (Infographic)

15Five

If your workplace has you stressed out, you’re in good company. Stress is everywhere, prodding us into action and holding us accountable. Our environment can play a significant part in how we perceive and manage that stress.

Developing An Intentional Learning Culture

HR Bartender

One of the words I’m starting to hear at conferences and in business conversations is “intentional.” It means, of course, to do something on purpose or to be deliberate. Professionals are talking about having intentional discussions within the business or to implement something intentionally.

How to Lead Volunteers: 3 Lessons from My Experience

UpstartHR

Leading volunteers is not always an easy job. Unlike employees, they are hard to fire and they may or may not be motivated enough to give their best efforts. But sometimes the magic happens, and you get the best people with the best skills supporting you in a volunteer capacity.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.